Detained alleged accomplices of the St. Petersburg suicide
The operation was conducted in the house on Friendly Avenue, the evacuation of residents which was reported earlier.
Moscow. April 6. INTERFAX.RU IN St. Petersburg detained alleged accomplices of Akbarjon Jalilova who committed a terrorist attack in metro on April 3. This was reported “Interfax” a source in law enforcement bodies.
“On a Friendly Avenue of St. Petersburg early Thursday morning was arrested three people. Currently checked them with Jalilova” — said “Interfax” source.
Information about the arrest of several people, “Interfax” confirmed the tenants of the house on Friendly Avenue, 22. According to them, the night security forces conducted a special operation, which resulted from one of the apartments was withdrawn in handcuffs three natives of Central Asia.
The source also said that the place of residence of the alleged accomplices of the attack discovered the elements of an explosive device similar to the bomb exploded in the subway, on 3 April.
In turn, the official representative of the Investigative Committee (SKR) Svetlana Petrenko said that the investigation of the terrorist attack in the subway of St. Petersburg have established several accomplices Jalilova.
“Installed several citizens of Central Asian republics who had contact with Jalilova. During the searches at the apartment where he lived the faces, detected objects are relevant for the investigation, they are all withdrawn and directed on research”, — said Petrenko, “Interfax”.
Earlier it was reported that this morning was evacuated tenants of the house on Friendly Avenue, 22 K. 1 due to the discovery of an explosive device. A resident of one of the apartments told “Interfax” that about five o’clock in the morning in the house began operation on detention.
“At the beginning of the sixth morning I heard a loud noise on the landing. I looked out the peephole and saw from the output living. And then, about 8 am, our house was evacuated,” said she.
The head of the Nevsky district of St. Petersburg Konstantin Serov reported later that “the IED was neutralized, the villains arrested.”
Day 3 of April on the stretch between stations “Institute of Technology” and “Sennaya Ploschad” St. Petersburg metro in the train explosion. The bomb detonated a suicide bomber, a native of Kyrgyzstan, Akbarian Jalilov born in 1995. The attack killed 14 people (including the bomber) and more than 50 injured.